Stitching twine is mainly used when doing traditional upholstery such as, stitching horse hair edges and stitching springs. It can also be used for button twine. The flax used to create this twine has been grown in Europe where conditions are optimal to grow long, strong flax fibres. This ensures that the twine has a high breakage point, perfect for pulling and stitching as required in traditional upholstery. Durable and very strong.
Lacing twine is mainly used in traditional upholstery when lacing springs together to create a solid foundation for your upholstery. This twine has a waxed coating in order ensure extra durability since the twine can rub against the metal springs when they move. This twine is produced in Europe where conditions are optimal to grow long, strong flax fibres. This ensures that the twine has a high breakage point, perfect for lacing as required in traditional upholstery. Durable and very strong.
Jute scrim is a cloth with a much finer weave then hessian that permits a far better and even stitching without creating lumps and irregularities when making a stitch edge.
Jute Scrim is a derivative of a plant very well cultivated in India and Bangladesh. We use Jute Scrim in our work, as opposed to hessian, simply because its weave is finer. A regular weave will give a better and smoother edge when stitching horsehair.
Horse hair for padding is for those artisans like saddle makers and upholsters that are familiar with traditional techniques, and have a demand for traditional upholstery, here is something that you can’t go past. “Horsehair” imported from Europe. Nice, clean, and already teased with an excellent spring affect.
Ideal for the upholstery of antique furniture or to make new sofas, chairs, seat cushions or mattresses, and hand made saddles.
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Note: This product is sold per 20 KG bag $1760.00 inc. GST or $110.00 inc GST PER KG